Do I need to get the permission from South Africa Permission when I use South Africa map for web survey?

asked 22 May '19, 03:27

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What "South Africa Map" do you mean?

(22 May '19, 10:35) Richard ♦
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...and who is "South Africa Permission"?

(22 May '19, 16:51) alester

Generally maps of any kind are copyrighted in essentially all countries or the world and can only be used for OpenStreetMap if there are special circumstances:

  • the terms the map are published are "open" and allow derivatives to be distributed on the terms of the ODbL
  • copyright of the map has expired (that is essentially only the case, with a few exceptions, for maps that are from very early in the last century depending on how they were published)
  • you have special permission and can document that.

Note that besides copyright there may be other national regulations that make using the map illegal.

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